New Oxford handbook offering evidence-based information on CAM in an easily accessible form.
Covers definitions, cost, safety, regulation, legal and ethical questions and a range of practical issues, diagnostic techniques, and risk-benefit assessments of CAM modalities. The main part of the book is organised by condition, outlining for each the CAM treatments available, ranked according to level of evidence of effectiveness, followed by a concise clinical bottom line assessing risks and benefits, also in relation to conventional treatment.
• Gynaecology & obstetrics
• Infectious diseases
• Respiratory diseases
• Miscellaneous conditions
• Vulnerable populations
• Questions frequently asked by patients